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Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 01-25-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By Tiamegs
I looked at the website, and it claims it works...

I looked at the website, and it claims it works on the iphone. That is also a heat sensitive device. So I imagine it could work with the Storm, somehow it must generate warmth on the tip of the...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 01-10-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,366
Posted By Tiamegs
Tethering on verizon is not a free service. If...

Tethering on verizon is not a free service. If you look over earlier posts, you will notice that people are paying the tethering fee. Tethering with your BB is a cheaper option than a another...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 01-01-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,284
Posted By Tiamegs
Make sure you reset your sync history too. ...

Make sure you reset your sync history too. Sometimes when I have made changes, I have found it does not work well until I do that. You can find "reset sync history" under the help menu in missing...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 01-01-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,062
Posted By Tiamegs
VVM on this program is instantly on your phone,...

VVM on this program is instantly on your phone, right on your homescreen. In Youmail you have to click on the message and then it directs you to their website through your browser, pulls up the...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 01-01-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,062
Posted By Tiamegs
There is a fee for the transcription service. ...

There is a fee for the transcription service. Youmail itself is free, but if you want to get a text message with your voice mail transcribed, there is a fee.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-31-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,062
Posted By Tiamegs
This is a cool application. I pay for the...

This is a cool application. I pay for the message transcription in YouMail and it even shows the transcription on the visual voicemail page. Thanks for the app!
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-18-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,279
Posted By Tiamegs
If you have the icon on your home screen,...

If you have the icon on your home screen, highlight the icon, press the BB menu key, select move, and move the icon to the top or second row. Then it should be on your first home screen.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-18-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Tiamegs
I also just press the black part of my screen...

I also just press the black part of my screen next to where it says connected, and that pulls up a white screen with the information about the phone number. With the keypad, I sometimes hit the...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-17-2008, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,050
Posted By Tiamegs
Sling media has rumors about a beta version...

Sling media has rumors about a beta version coming out for Blackberry. Not sure if it will work on the storm, but I used it on a Treo and it was awesome. You need a slingbox hooked up to your home...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-16-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By Tiamegs
Seriously, these are cool. I bet they work at...

Seriously, these are cool. I bet they work at drive-up ATM machines too!
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-15-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Tiamegs
I had a similar issue, and I solved it the same...

I had a similar issue, and I solved it the same way, by setting up a custom profile. I also had issues with my LED light not binking and indicating that I had a message, even when I had it set to...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-15-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,812
Posted By Tiamegs
Here is my new struggle with the Jawbone......

Here is my new struggle with the Jawbone... Placement. I brought mine back, because they told me there must be something wrong with it if the sound quality is that bad. They were right, the sound...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-15-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By Tiamegs
An back-up battery is worth it too. I bought...

An back-up battery is worth it too. I bought mine directly through Verizon, but I hear Best Buy is selling them too.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-15-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By Tiamegs
I have a pair of gloves where the top flips off...

I have a pair of gloves where the top flips off the fingertips. Works perfect with the storm!
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-14-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By Tiamegs
Verizon can still require a charge for a data...

Verizon can still require a charge for a data plan, and have put Wi-Fi on the phone and still not lose money. I am guessing they don't want to deal with the technical support because they don't have...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-14-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,657
Posted By Tiamegs
Try loggin out of your facebook application and...

Try loggin out of your facebook application and see what happens. I did this, and it seemed to speed things up a little for me. Not sure why. I have been accessing my facebook through the browser...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-14-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,816
Posted By Tiamegs
There are other threads people are expressing...

There are other threads people are expressing their frustration. One is located at: http://www.blackberryforums.com/general-9500-series-discussion-storm/161438-mute-during-call.html

Hopefully RIM...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-14-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,042
Posted By Tiamegs
I think you can do either. I have mine on top of...

I think you can do either. I have mine on top of my battery.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-14-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By Tiamegs
Go to your browser and open it, press the BB Menu...

Go to your browser and open it, press the BB Menu key, select options, and make sure you have "support Java script" checked. When you do, you will have another box appear that says "allow Java...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-14-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,174
Posted By Tiamegs
I had the double spacing thing going on too, and...

I had the double spacing thing going on too, and I just did a battery pull and that fixed it, temporary. Every now and then I notice it happening again, but as soon as I do a battery pull it fixes...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-14-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,059
Posted By Tiamegs
Make sure you downloaded it from the application...

Make sure you downloaded it from the application center. If it is, here is one thing to try... First go into your options/Advanced options/applications and see if visual voicemail is there. If it...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-13-2008, 11:43 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 33,138
Posted By Tiamegs
I guess I am lucky, mine has been working great...

I guess I am lucky, mine has been working great since the updated software. I do have one question though... Does this application suck the battery life? My battery has hardly lasted 10 hours, with...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-13-2008, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Tiamegs
Or the FedEx carrier owns a storm and is...

Or the FedEx carrier owns a storm and is frustrated with the battery life so he took yours! :)

I ordered an extra storm battery from Verizon and the sid it would take two business days, but it...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-13-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By Tiamegs
It is not hard to change, you just go into...

It is not hard to change, you just go into options/date time/and select your time zone. It should change everything.

You can also select "Network" instead of "Blackberry' under Date/Time source and...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-13-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,751
Posted By Tiamegs
It does only work on Verizon. Do other carriers...

It does only work on Verizon.

Do other carriers have ways of upgrading your roaming by OTA? I imagine each one is different, but check and see how that works on your carrier. That might help with...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-13-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,518
Posted By Tiamegs
I think you would have to be listening to your...

I think you would have to be listening to your Sirius Radio a lot- all day long every day in order to max the 5GB data usage that Verizon considers unlimited. Might be worth monitoring though,...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-13-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By Tiamegs
Rhapsody is free to look at on Verizon, it is an...

Rhapsody is free to look at on Verizon, it is an application you download from the application center. You only pay for what you want. So you could try that first.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-13-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,751
Posted By Tiamegs
Try dialing *228. I would go through both...

Try dialing *228. I would go through both upgrade on roaming and then call back and do the upgrade on device.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-13-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 33,138
Posted By Tiamegs
To clear your Cache: open your browser, press...

To clear your Cache:

open your browser, press the BB menu key select Options/Cache Operations/clear history, content cache, pushed content and cookie cache. That should do it!
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,683
Posted By Tiamegs
I hope Mobi Reader fixes this issue, because I...

I hope Mobi Reader fixes this issue, because I already own some books with them. Worked on my other BB.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 11:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 26,323
Posted By Tiamegs
I went in and changed it back, and I noticed I...

I went in and changed it back, and I noticed I was only hiding the log, not disabling it.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By Tiamegs
I know someone who had the camera issue and...

I know someone who had the camera issue and Verizon said it was a hardware issue, and had to send him a new phone. Might be worth going into Verizon and asking the question. That sounds a little...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,274
Posted By Tiamegs
I have used IS on 3 different products now. An...

I have used IS on 3 different products now. An ipod touch, my previous BB Pearl, and now the storm. After installation, I thought it looked terrible on my Storm. I was frustrated about how it...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 33,138
Posted By Tiamegs
The current version should not freeze up your...

The current version should not freeze up your phone. Make sure you clear your cache before installing the new version!
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,042
Posted By Tiamegs
A lot of the phone is made of plastic, including...

A lot of the phone is made of plastic, including the battery.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 26,323
Posted By Tiamegs
I will keep the setting as is, maybe I will...

I will keep the setting as is, maybe I will notice more over time.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 26,323
Posted By Tiamegs
It does not seem to make much difference for me....

It does not seem to make much difference for me. Hum... I went back to make sure I cleared and hid everything, and I did. I pulled the battery, and still the storm is about the same as before.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,189
Posted By Tiamegs
I think Ladies would benefit too, not just...

I think Ladies would benefit too, not just Gents!:smile:
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,042
Posted By Tiamegs
I use the plastic credit card too, works better...

I use the plastic credit card too, works better than the paper. My battery really does not get that hot I don't think. My friend purchased a BB Storm from Best Buy. Her keyboard is very...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 127,101
Posted By Tiamegs
Instead of the paper trick, I took a small piece...

Instead of the paper trick, I took a small piece of an old plastic credit card. I cut it to the width of my battery, and about 3/4 inch tall. I placed it right on top of my battery and it seems to...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,846
Posted By Tiamegs
Very nice. I like it! Thank you!

Very nice. I like it! Thank you!
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By Tiamegs
Just another home screen tip: You can also...

Just another home screen tip: You can also create folders on your home screen to clean it up a bit. From your home screen, press your BB options key, select "New Folder" and then a screen will pop...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By Tiamegs
Highlight the application in your downloads...

Highlight the application in your downloads folder that you want to move to your home screen (don't open the application, just have it "blue-lit"). Press your BB options key, select "move to...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,897
Posted By Tiamegs
I don't think we should have to give up some...

I don't think we should have to give up some basic functions of our phone such as GPS or Bluetooth just so the battery will last at least 10 hours. I ordered another battery from Verizon. Now...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,510
Posted By Tiamegs
Missing Sync really is not all that expensive-...

Missing Sync really is not all that expensive- $39.95? This should solve your problems. Then you can work in Mac with all your contacts, calendar, notes and tasks. I originally used it with...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-12-2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,661
Posted By Tiamegs
I hope some type of fix comes out for this. I...

I hope some type of fix comes out for this. I was in a quiet area when I put someone on speaker. Very embarrassing!
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-11-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,021
Posted By Tiamegs
After you call the BBB, call Best Buy. They are...

After you call the BBB, call Best Buy. They are receiving shipments in our area, but the Verizon stores are not until all the outstanding orders are filled.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-10-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By Tiamegs
Well, after changing the global network, my...

Well, after changing the global network, my battery was still dead by 7:00PM. I don't use mine nearly as much as Webmstrk9 wrote about in the above post either. Hmm... I will try the backlight/dim...
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-10-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 33,138
Posted By Tiamegs
Did you clear your cache and history before...

Did you clear your cache and history before re-installing it? That worked for me.
Forum: General 9500 Series Discussion - Storm 12-09-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By Tiamegs
Well, I am sure glad I am not alone in my battery...

Well, I am sure glad I am not alone in my battery woe! See you all back here tomorrow night for the results show!
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